Press Releases

  • 06.20.02

    Federal Appeals Court Denies Stay in Ten Commandments Case

    Injunction Left Standing, Courtroom Poster Must Come Down

    In a brief decision issued today, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit declined to interfere with an order that requires a Richland County Common Pleas judge to remove a poster of the Ten Commandments hung in his courtroom. On June 11, 2002, United States District Judge Kathleen O’Malley declared the display Read more…

    Religious Liberty
  • 06.14.02

    ACLU of Ohio Wins Second Ten Commandments Case This Week

    Federal Decision Orders Tablets Removed from Adams County High School

    For the second time this week, the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation has prevailed in a federal suit challenging the display of the Ten Commandments at a public building. A decision handed down Tuesday, June 11, 2002, by United States Magistrate Judge Timothy Hogan, in Cincinnati, declared the display of the Ten Commandments Read more…

    Religious Liberty
  • 06.12.02

    ACLU of Ohio Wins Ten Commandments Suit Against County Judge

    Federal Court Orders Poster Removed from Mansfield Courtroom

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation has prevailed in a federal lawsuit against a state court judge who posted a copy of the Ten Commandments in his courtroom. In an opinion issued late yesterday, June 11, 2002, U.S. District Judge Kathleen O’Malley declared the display unconstitutional, and order it to be removed at Read more…

    Religious Liberty
  • 06.03.02

    Final Settlement in Suit over Sentencing to Prevent Abortion

    On Tuesday, June 4, 2002, the case brought by Yuriko Kawaguchi against former Judge Patricia Cleary, Sheriff Gerald McFaul, and various other County jail personnel will be formally settled and dismissed. Ms. Kawaguchi, who successfully argued to the Eighth District Court of Appeals that her sentence of incarceration was improperly based on her stated intention Read more…

    Reproductive Freedom
  • 04.24.02

    ACLU Will Investigate Euclid School Pepper Spray Incident

    Liberty Group Strongly Condemns Use of Chemical Agents on School Children

    Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio have opened an investigation into an event, which took place at Euclid middle school on Monday, April 22, 2002. According to media accounts and preliminary interviews with parents, two security guards sprayed three tables of students with a chemical pepper foam in an effort to break Read more…

    General Civil Liberties
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